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Izora Puetz

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Izora Puetz

Izora G. Puetz, 98, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Salem, passed away on August 6, 2016 at Good Samaritan Lutheran Manor in Sioux Falls. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 am Wednesday, August 10 at Salem United Church. Visitation will begin at 9 am on Tuesday with family present from 5 - 7 pm at Kinzley Funeral Home in Salem.

Izora Staley was born on a farm near Bridgewater, SD on August 11, 1917 to Claud and Maud (Arnold) Staley. She moved with her parents to the Salem area as a young child where she grew up and graduated from Salem High. She worked for 10 years for the telephone company in Salem and Sioux Falls. In later years, she worked part-time for the gas company. Izora married Edward Puetz of Salem on May 7, 1946.

Izora was a lifelong member of the Salem United Church. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for over 50 years. Izora loved popcorn and caring for her friends and loved ones.

She is survived by: two daughters, Barbara Jacobson and Mary Puetz, both of Sioux Falls; two grandchildren, Nickolas (Christina) Jacobson and their children, Faith and Hope of Coon Rapids, MN, and Michele Jacobson of St. Paul, MN; one sister, Bernice Nelson of Madison, SD; one sister-in-law, Elsie Unsen of Dubuque, IA; numerous nieces and nephews and two special nieces, Jean Ahlers and Susan Nelson of Sioux Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and two sisters.
Published in The Argus Leader on Aug. 7, 2016
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